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Old 02-10-2005, 02:15 PM   #1
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Have you ever had an upper intake failure? You have the follow-on symptoms of having coolant and water corrode your internals.

$600 sounds great for that replacement, but I'd do some more troubleshooting first.
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Seems like a decent price, but you will look at another 500$ at least if you have someone install it. Or would you put the motor in yourself?
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Be very careful! guy from the twin cities was having issues with his DSM, and the shop replaced the o ring on his oil filter mount i believe, and it blew the next time he drove. You can probably get away with this if you find the problem. $600 isn't bad, might be able to do better, A lot of GP guys have tons of parts, i think Ed Morad has tons of parts, or if nothing else you can sell them there.
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I replaced the upper intake manifold about 2000 miles ago. I figured that it might be too late already. I would be putting the engine in myself if I got a different one.
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Okay, so another question came to my mind. Does it matter what year I get the engine from? Most of the ones I'm looking at are 2000+ Most of them not Bonnevilles. Will those work? I know the GP'* have different engine mounts, but I would think the blocks are the same, just different holes utilized.
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